TEST & MEASUREMENT

Oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, and other technologies for maintaining and trouble-shooting electronics and electro-optics

Army scientists ask industry for camouflage fabrics that hide soldiers from electro-optical sensors

Army scientists ask industry for camouflage fabrics that hide soldiers from electro-optical sensors

NATICK, Mass., 26 March 2015. U.S. Army electro-optics experts are reaching out to industry for ideas on how to develop electro-optical camouflaged fabric to help warfighters hide from enemy short-wave infrared (SWIR) sensors.

Low-profile power supplies for industrial, test and measurement applications introduced by TDK Lambda

Low-profile power supplies for industrial, test and measurement applications introduced by TDK Lambda

SAN DIEGO, 25 March 2015. TDK-Lambda Americas Inc. in San Diego is introducing the CUT75 low profile, triple output power supplies for test and measurement, industrial, and broadcast applications. The power suppliers come in the industry standard 3-by-5-inch footprint, and measure 1.06 inches high.

Oscilloscopes to help circuit designers progress from prototypes to production introduced by Keysight

Oscilloscopes to help circuit designers progress from prototypes to production introduced by Keysight

SANTA ROSA, Calif., 24 March 2015. Keysight Technologies Inc. in Santa Rosa, Calif., is introducing the Infiniium V-series oscilloscopes for circuit designers and engineers to make rapid progress from first silicon to eventual product release. The oscilloscopes range from 8 to 33 GHz.

Electronics cooling moving forward at IBM in attempts to build thermal management into chip designs

Electronics cooling moving forward at IBM in attempts to build thermal management into chip designs

WRIGHT-PATTERSON AFB, Ohio, 18 March 2015. Microelectronics experts at IBM Corp. are taking the next step in a U.S. military research program to design convective or evaporative microfluidic cooling directly into microchip designs and packaging.

Virtex-7-based PCI Express FMC carrier for demanding DSP applications introduced by Pentek

Virtex-7-based PCI Express FMC carrier for demanding DSP applications introduced by Pentek

UPPER SADDLE RIVER, N.J., 18 March 2015. Pentek Inc. in Upper Saddle River, N.J., is introducing the Flexor model 7070 PCI Express FPGA mezzanine card (FMC) embedded computing carrier with a Virtex-7 field-programmable gate array (FPGA) for demanding digital signal processing (DSP) applications.

Electromagnetic spectrum sharing among radar and communications systems moving forward

Electromagnetic spectrum sharing among radar and communications systems moving forward

ARLINGTON, Va., 17 March 2015. U.S. military researchers are moving forward with a project to enable radar and communications systems to share radio frequencies in an effort to spur efficiency and alleviate congestion in the electromagnetic spectrum.

Latest order for Marine Corps G/ATOR radar systems brings total number of radars to six

Latest order for Marine Corps G/ATOR radar systems brings total number of radars to six

QUANTICO MARINE BASE, Va., 17 March 2015. U.S. Marine Corps are ordering two more early versions of a long-delayed and expensive radar system designed to protect Marines on attack beaches from rockets, artillery, mortars, cruise missiles, unmanned aerial vehicles (UAVs), and other low observables.

USB and LAN diode sensors for power test and measurement applications introduced by Rohde & Schwarz

USB and LAN diode sensors for power test and measurement applications introduced by Rohde & Schwarz

MUNICH, 17 March 2015. Rohde & Schwarz GmbH & Co KG in Munich is introducing the R&S NRPxxS and R&S NRPxxSN USB and LAN diode sensors for fast and accurate power test and measurement.

TEST AND MEASUREMENT: Marvin GENASYS test equipment chosen for satellite electronics

Engineers at the Lockheed Martin Corp. Space Systems segment in Denver needed performance-testing equipment for high-reliability space electronics designs. They found their solution from Marvin Test Solutions Inc. in Irvine, Calif.

Sabtech changes name to IXI Technology to focus on military networking

Sabtech Industries, a specialist in the Naval Tactical Data System (NTDS) in Yorba Linda, Calif., is changing its name to IXI Technology to reflect a strategic approach to advanced technology and a focus on new industrial markets.

DARPA moving forward with effort to develop 100-gigabit-per-second airborne wireless data links

DARPA moving forward with effort to develop 100-gigabit-per-second airborne wireless data links

ARLINGTON, Va., 16 March 2015. U.S. military researchers are moving forward on a project to develop a military wireless data link able to transmit data at speeds as fast as 100 gigabits per second within one RF and microwave frequency channel.

Army considers deploying missile that shoots down rockets and artillery

Lockheed Martin Corp. has developed hit-to-kill missile technology to destroy incoming rocket, artillery, and mortar rounds before they can do damage. The technology could be deployed with U.S. Army forces within the next five years.

Cyber security program launched at DARPA to safeguard private and proprietary information

Cyber security program launched at DARPA to safeguard private and proprietary information

ARLINGTON, Va., 12 March 2015. U.S. military researchers are kicking off a cyber security program to develop ways to keep private and proprietary information private, as well as to understand how to build information systems that ensure private data can be used only for its intended purpose and no other.

Laser weapons: things just keep getting better and better

Laser weapons: things just keep getting better and better

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 10 March 2015. Laser weapons, they're just around the corner, right? We've been hearing that now for years; it's like so many other things -- always just two years away.

High-energy laser with 30 kilowatts of power shown to kill light truck in seconds from a mile away

High-energy laser with 30 kilowatts of power shown to kill light truck in seconds from a mile away

BETHESDA, Md., 10 March 2015. 2015 High-energy laser experts at Lockheed Martin Corp. are moving laser weapons technology forward with a recent test that used a 30-kilowatt fiber laser to burn through the engine manifold of a small truck in a matter of seconds from more than a mile away.

Arctic surveillance is the result of East-West political tensions in the polar regions

Arctic surveillance is the result of East-West political tensions in the polar regions

THE MIL & AERO BLOG, 3 March 2015. What's going on in the Arctic? Rising political tensions between East and West are giving rise to a new generation of rugged Arctic surveillance sensor technologies that are designed to detect and track aircraft, surface ships, submarines, and even cold-weather warfighters on foot.

DARPA eyes cyber security program to safeguard private and proprietary computer information

DARPA eyes cyber security program to safeguard private and proprietary computer information

ARLINGTON, Va., 3 March 2015. U.S. military researchers will brief industry on 12 March 2015 on an upcoming new cyber security research program to develop ways of protecting the private and proprietary information of individuals and enterprises.

1-Watt termination for high-power RF and microwave transmitters introduced by Coaxicom

1-Watt termination for high-power RF and microwave transmitters introduced by Coaxicom

STUART Fla., 3 March 2015. Coaxial Components Corp. (Coaxicom) in Stuart, Fla., is introducing the 1-Watt 022900M-9 2.92-millimeter termination designed to minimize reflected power that often impedes transmission quality.

Dock for integrating Ethernet products in avionics databus test and measurement offered by AIM-USA

Dock for integrating Ethernet products in avionics databus test and measurement offered by AIM-USA

TREVOSE, Pa., 2 March 2015. AIM-USA in Trevose, Pa., is introducing the ADock docking solution for the integration of its family of ANET Ethernet based products available for MIL-STD-1553, STANG3910/EFEX, and ARINC 429 avionics databus test and measurement.

Army researchers asking industry for ways to speed sensor-fusion intelligence to warfighters

Army researchers asking industry for ways to speed sensor-fusion intelligence to warfighters

ABERDEEN PROVING GROUND, Md., 27 Feb. 2015. U.S. Army researchers are reaching out to industry for new ways to speed actionable intelligence to the field commanders and warfighters on the front-lines who need it most.

DARPA seeks technologies to improve infantry effectiveness against unseen, unconventional enemy

DARPA seeks technologies to improve infantry effectiveness against unseen, unconventional enemy

ARLINGTON, Va., 26 Feb. 2015. U.S. military researchers are asking industry to find news ways to make small units of infantry warfighters more effectively and deadly using existing infantry weapons and unmanned systems.

DARPA approaches industry for unmanned sensors to monitor Arctic land, sea, and air traffic

DARPA approaches industry for unmanned sensors to monitor Arctic land, sea, and air traffic

ARLINGTON, Va., 25 Feb. 2015. U.S. military researchers are asking industry to develop unmanned sensors able to operate in harsh environments to monitor surface, aircraft, and submarine traffic above the Arctic Circle.

Boeing moves forward with project to upgrade strategic communications on airborne command post

Boeing moves forward with project to upgrade strategic communications on airborne command post

TINKER AIR FORCE BASE, Okla., 23 Feb. 2015. Military strategic communications experts at the Boeing Co. are moving forward on a major project to upgrade a low-frequency communications designed to connect U.S. command authorities with submerged ballistic missile submarines in times of national emergency.

Air Force approaches industry for affordable munition seeker front-end for air-defense weapon

Air Force approaches industry for affordable munition seeker front-end for air-defense weapon

EGLIN AIR FORCE BASE, Fla., 12 Feb. 2015. U.S. Air Force airborne weapons experts are reaching out to industry for help in developing an affordable guidance system for a future air-to-air munition designed for aircraft self-defense.

Sabtech changes name to IXI Technology to reflect focus on military and industrial networking

Sabtech changes name to IXI Technology to reflect focus on military and industrial networking

YORBA LINDA, Calif., 11 Feb. 2015. Executives of Sabtech Industries in Yorba Linda, Calif., a specialist in the Naval Tactical Data System (NTDS) and other military networking, are changing their company's name to IXI Technology to reflect a strategic approach to advanced technology and a focus on new industrial markets.

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March 2015
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